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I Believe Everything Happens For a Reason

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    I strongly believe in Karma.

    This is mostly why. A long time ago I went out with this guy let's call him "K" and i remember being really in love with him, we broke up and got bacl together and broke up. The first time we dated I broke up with him, through text message and then second time I made my best...
    Frankie1duhh Frankie1duhh 18-21, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I wonder what reason

    for falling in love with the wrong person?
    beautifulbutsoulless beautifulbutsoulless 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 18

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    armaan90 armaan90 22-25, M May 17

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    Karma is a nurtured seed.

    You always reap what you sow.
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Knowing you can live without someone

    but not wanting to is the ultimate dilemma. Do you stay still due to a sense of safety, real or imagined? Do you leave, closing the door to a past that helped define you up until now? Change is something that is coveted by many but feared by everyone at the same time. How do...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 22 Responses 5 days ago

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    countrybeautiful countrybeautiful 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    There is a reason things happen,

    you decide which direction your going to go. So yes there is a reason and you choose your outcome.
    OSoQuiet OSoQuiet 36-40, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    It's like living in a novel,

    the author doesn't put things in that have no meaning even if it is seemingly small. It's like in Sherlock Holmes the hound of the Baskervilles ***spoiler alert*** When Henry Baskervilles boot disappears, people think it's for nothing, but if they think on its so the hound can...
    thedimone thedimone 13-15, F 44 mins ago

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    I joined EP in the winter to figure out some

    serious problems in my marriage. After much agonizing, I made the decision to divorce my husband of 11 years. The whole experience has been painful and stressful but the uncertainty of what happens next was probably the scariest part for me. I wasn't sure how I was going to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses May 16

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    People come into your life

    for a reason,a season or a lifetime. When u know which one it is,you will know what to do for that person. When someone is in your life for a REASON it is usually to meet a need you have expressed...
    teachocolate teachocolate 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Here's another one I don't buy.

    Just because good things come out of bad things sometimes, doesn't make this true. I have schizophrenia. If I lived in the year 1900, I'd be locked up in an asylum, and forgotten, and tortured by the staff there. What good would that do, other than that my family could get on...
    OqSydSchizo16 OqSydSchizo16 36-40, M 1 Response May 17

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    Duh .................

    ............................. !!!
    kickingDali kickingDali 51-55, M 2 Responses May 15

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    I do believe everything happens

    for a reason. My dad died when I was about 5 or 6 and I only have one memory of being with him. But I'm thankful because I at least remember him. I know that it's hard for my mom to raise 5 kids and she'll give her last penny to make us...
    searching4him searching4him 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 25

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    You have to leave the city of your comfort

    and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself. ~ Alan Alda
    True2R0mance True2R0mance 46-50, F 4 Responses May 9

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    me and my ex are still friends it's odd

    how one day we were loving n the other we were breaking up n the other were just friends this might make my life better or it might just destroy it but I know that everything happens for a reason sometimes I just wish I knew the reason
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 2 Responses May 13

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    It's funny to think that

    as we get older...u realize that everything does happen for a reason or purpose! When we accept that we're the authors to our own script in life.... You can start to wonder that all that u go thru is meant to be?! Isn't it all a question of attitude though? Instead if getting...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 18 Responses Mar 13

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    A friend once told me,

    "people come into our life for a reason, a season or a lifetime."
    ObserverOfLife ObserverOfLife 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    I decided to pretend I liked a boy (who liked

    me) to make my crush (who I was positive that liked me back) jealous. But now, I have fallen in love with that boy, and I don't regret anything. Tomorrow at my school dance, I'm going to ask him to be my boyfriend. That crush? He found another girl who someday he'll break her...
    OhLookItsRynee OhLookItsRynee 13-15, F 7 Responses May 21

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    I believe this because I could be against all

    odds and stress out and somehow, things all work themselves out and I worried and stressed for no reason. As I get older I'm realizing that I need to let go of all things that I cannot control and just let them be. Things do work out. And there are blessings everyday. Big and...
    Philli8807 Philli8807 26-30, F 3 Responses May 16

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    I do truly believe that everything happens

    for a reason. I met a girl here on EP. She is in another country. I honestly don't know if things will ever progress past what we have. But I simply cannot get her out of my mind. She has seriously changed my life. In a word love comes to mind. My mind is racing. Is this real...
    loftus109 loftus109 41-45, M 2 Responses May 17

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    Of course it does there has to just be a rhyme

    and a reason for it. I have noticed that throughout my life I have learned grown and gained wisdom.
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I truly do. Everything is a part of

    who you are. Even people coming into your life or crossing paths. There can even be those rare people you meet and have an instant connection and very deep bond and feelings for very quickly. One person can alter and change your life for the better.
    Kman4You Kman4You 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Hey hiee every one when i was in graduate i

    loved someone that was my 1st time where i started my coeducational studies then I started loving one gal she was with me for almost 8years in btwn she has been to abroad there she started a new relationship n came back to india again she started relationship with me now she...
    srinivas13 srinivas13 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    This morning I was asked to fix my families

    favorite breakfast, my buttermilk pancakes. As I was preparing all of the ingredients something occurred to me. I had all of the ingredients all separated and measured out. I thought how I would not eat or drink anyone of them individually, especially the buttermilk...yuck...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 14 Responses May 25

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    Unwanted moments or events have their own

    purposes in our lives. It was that which introduced us to certain parts of ourselves, which were hidden thus far, that would otherwise never get enlightened nor healed were it not for the challenges and difficulties that first helped us to reveal them and which also helped us to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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    Alter my dreams and ambitions at the cost of

    supposedly sounding adamant! No way!! My Fight Club mantra, keep it going! And keep it going all you people too who are feeling low and want to adapt their aspirations and desires coz you are miles away from them... For all you know they might be close enough than you imagine...
    scorpionspeaks scorpionspeaks 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've legally have been dead twice,

    but I'm still standing. I must have some purpose in life, I must be worth it somehow.
    SulleyBabe SulleyBabe 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    When I was 14, I had my heart set on the

    adventure of a career at sea. I could attend sea training college and complete my education whilst concurrently apprenticing for a sea trade. I attended interview, passed everything and then, at the end of my medical examination, the Doctor remembered there was a questionnaire...
    treborsniknej treborsniknej 56-60, M 2 Responses May 13

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    Yes everything happens

    for a reason but sometimes the hard part is finding the reason
    Larapshasuraka Larapshasuraka 18-21, F 10 Responses May 5

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    I'd love to chat with foreign girl.

    I'm swedish, boring. Hugs
    Bkboy Bkboy 22-25, M 2 Responses May 12

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    you will always have hope

    when you remember, that, there is a time for everything. Good, Bad, Happy, Sad, its the balance of life.
    RedApple44 RedApple44 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F May 16

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    My God My Broken Heart

    I walk in the room to see my baby girl for the first time.... She lays there so helpless, tubes down her throat and in her nose.  IV's are attached everywhere.I start to cry as the tears roll down my cheeks.   All I can think to do is sing to her as I did every day when she...
    Cheer2 Cheer2 36-40, F 49 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I always try to follow what my heart says,

    but sometimes my head steps in and confuses me. My heart sometimes says one thing, while my head says something else. Sometimes I feel that I know what I want to do and then something always just steps in and says ‘NOPE’. I have many dreams and goals that I wish to meet...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13

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    You find the best people

    when you stop trying so hard to find the perfect ones. :)
    chris1225 chris1225 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 15, 2014

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    "I was told once that

    when we are given a lesson and we do not learn from the first experience, we continually get the same lesson given to us, and each time we need to face it, it grows, it gets bigger and bigger, we get hurt more and more, until the day comes and we realize what we are doing we...
    Create63 Create63 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    If u call. A girl pretty she well forget in a

    hour. Call a girl. UGLY. She'll remember her entire life
    CookiePandas CookiePandas 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 22

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    Ride On A Train.

    Today is like every other day. I board the train quickly-can't be late. I choose a seat near the back. Few sit there. The light is broken, but that's fine. I don't need a light today. Alone I sit, lost in my thoughts, swirling, swirling. ..A slight noise startles me back to...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 16 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    I went through a divorce,

    3yrs now!day one,I felt as if I wasn't going to make it!3 yrs later,I'm doing better than ever.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 1, 2014

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    We don't meet people by accident.

    They are meant to cross our path for a reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

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    I want to be with someone

    but maybe there's no one who wants to be with me. ... ??
    armaan90 armaan90 22-25, M 2 Responses May 17

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    I love to cuddle naked the feel of some one

    touching my skin is so relaxing
    anniegirl45 anniegirl45 66-70, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Dimentia (or Alzheimers),

    is a terrible disease. I just burried my 90 year and 11 month old mother a little over a week ago, and the ripples of her disease are still moving ever outward. She had been coping with increasingly progressive Dimentia for at least 15 year. I feel caring for her for 10 years...
    bobbyorr bobbyorr 51-55, M 6 Responses May 12

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    cat20079 cat20079 36-40, M 7 Responses Mar 9

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    Respectfully, I don't believe everything happens

    for a reason. I don't believe in coincidences, but neither do I believe that everything happens for a reason. I DO believe in synchronicity--which allows us the free will to choose--always--in everything, and those choices attract synchronous energy. For example, believing...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    Looking back on this last year,

    a lot has changed in my life. I broke off an engagement. I started a new job. I went back to school. I experienced the loss of two very close people in my life. Loss has a way of waking you up. Not just the death of the ones you love, but also a break up. Everything feels a...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 1 Response May 8

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